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Glamorous Beauty for the Season. Get Ready at The Grand!

Happy November Grand Beauties!

T’is the season, and it’s all right here at The Grand!

It’s all about glamorous beauty at The Grand. Haute hair, runway makeup, healthy skin, perfectly shaped brows, shiny polished nails, and sexy fluttery lashes.  We are ready to make you over from head to toe including one of a kind looks from our boutique.

I personally love getting ready at The Grand.  I always begin with a session in our

Holiday Hair Inspiration!

Holiday Hair

Holiday_Hair_collageThe holidays are right around the corner!  Do you need inspiration this holiday season?

There are many looks this year to serve your holiday hair needs.  Whether you are looking for a casual elegant look or a sleek updo, I’ve got some inspirational looks for you.

Want your hair to have volume with gentle, glossy curves?  The perfect blowout is the way to go.  Using a round brush will help you accomplish this look.  It is the perfect look for a casual cocktail party or a dinner party.

Are you […]

Holiday Makeup that Glistens!

The holidays are fast approaching!

As the holiday season shifts into high gear, so does the urge to polish up your look with a few special holiday makeup touches — think red satin lips and smokey eyes with a sparkly twist.

Adding a bit of flair is all about balancing a rich eye or lip with a casual bun or chic braid to create an easy sophistication that works in any festive situation.  Here we take a cue from the ladies of the red carpet who consistently get this mix right for some dazzling inspiration.

Holiday Makeup that Glistens




Carmen’s Exclusive Grand Beauty Secrets

Carmen - Grand Beauty Spa OwnerHello Grand Beauties!

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year!

Inspiration floods me, and this is why we are excited to continue to find fresh new perspectives for the most restoring, relaxing, and result oriented spa treatments at our very own special Grand Beauty Spa.

So get ready to experience a brand new season of exclusive Grand Beauty secrets.  We are launching a new menu this month that will surely keep your skin perfectly flawless, not […]

Sexy Come Hither Cat Eye Makeup for Fall

Lovers of sexy, come-hither eye makeup, rejoice!

The 2012 fall runway was saturated with the Bardot-esque cat eye look.  It wasn’t about the traditional perfectly retro, upwardly flipped, winged black liner.

There were modern avant-garde shapes, and many makeup artists played with color from subtle gray and green hues to a full-on ombre effect.

The look translates well to almost everyone except those with very deep-set eyes.  It especially makes close-set eyes open and appear wider.

There is a look for every style, whether you are a subtle house kitten or a roaring lioness hunting for your meal.

Cat Eye Makeup

Tell us which one […]

Fantastic Fall Hair Options for 2012

ponytail_fall_Hair_trends | Tampa Hair SalonThere are many options for fantastic Fall hair for 2012.  If you are looking to create a new look or for options for your current style, here are some ideas for Fall hair looks this year.

Fall Hair Options

Ponytail hairstyles placed high on the head as well as to the side, with a deep side part or low will provide a new and classic look for Fall.

Blunt bangs are also a way to update your look without losing any or little length.  Add […]

Daily Joys and the Solution to Unruly Bed Head

“Elegance is a question of personality, more than one’s clothing.”
– Anonymous

Carmen - Grand Beauty Spa OwnerHello Grand Beauties,

As we approach the end of summer, it’s time to get back into our regular routine. It’s a great time to reflect on the past year and make adjustments to our routines in health, diets, time with family and friends, work, and happiness.

I recently came across a note I wrote to myself a couple of years ago titled,
“Daily Joys for […]

Makeup Looks Our Favorite Starlets Are Rocking This Summer

From studying my favorite magazines this summer almost constantly, it appears bright colors are being deliberately downplayed due to a minimalistic movement!

Seemingly effortless beauty is what I’m seeing from makeup at multiple red carpet events.

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Simple Easy Summer Hair You Can Create At Home

Summer Hair img | Tampa Hair SalonHere is a very simple & easy look you can create at home or recommend to your stylist.

Personally, I think the summer is a beautiful time where the look isn’t totally polished.

I prefer to embrace the texture your hair creates naturally because, lets face it, this is Florida.  The heat and humidity will get to it no matter how much you smooth and straighten it.  So take a deep breath and save yourself the hassle.

It is easy, but you must apply the proper […]

Top Trending Nail Colors with a Twist

This summer we are seeing colors anywhere from soft pastels to bright neons.

The top trending colors are: sea-foam green, teal,  turquoise, orange, coral, fuchsia, and hot pink.  Summer nails are more active, so trending now are shorter more almond shaped nails.

CajunShrimp Nail Color | Tampa Nail Salon I Eat Mainely Lobster Nail Color

(Pictured colors are Cajun Shrimp and I Eat Mainely Lobster.)rbk-nail-trends | Tampa Nail Salon